Exams can create a state of anxiety in almost everyone, including myself. However, ever since kindergarten, my parents would read me verses from the Book of Psalms for exam success.
To date, I still read verses from Psalms before exams, which is why it was easy for me to answer my students when they asked for a list of Psalms to read for exam success.
I also decided to write this article to share with everyone else on the Psalms to read before exam success.
6 Psalms to read for exam success
“My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.”
In this verse, David says that his help comes from God, who is the creator of heaven and earth. In the same way, you can read this verse and get reassured that God is going to help you succeed in your exams.
“The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all.”
This verse is a reminder that it is normal to undergo challenges in life, but in all those challenges, God will always save his people.
You can read this verse for exam success because it assures you that God will save you in any challenging situation and help you succeed.
“Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always.”
This verse talks directly to believers, asking them to seek God always because God is their strength. You can read this verse to remind yourself that you should seek God for strength to overcome any challenges and come out successful during the exams.
“Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”
In this verse, believers are asked to wait for God, to stay strong and take heart. You can read this verse to help you stay calm and get over exam anxiety because it assures you that God is going to come to help you succeed.
“Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.”
This verse points out that it is more important to rely on God than relying on anyone or anything else. You can read this verse to remind yourself that you have to trust in God and not rely on anything or anyone else during your exam.
“Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.”
This verse is all about praise for how powerful God is and that his knowledge is limitless. You can read this verse to remind yourself that all knowledge comes from God, so you should seek it from Him, and he will grant you all that you need to succeed during the exam.
How to use Psalms to pray for exam success
According to many believers, you should read and meditate upon the verses. Also, others advise that you should read them out loud, in faith; if you can memorize them, the better.
Next, it is said that you should ask God in faith to provide you with strength, knowledge, guidance, and stillness during the exam while quoting from the scriptures.
Can you use these Psalms to wish someone else success in their exams?
Different believers suggest that you can read these psalms to wish someone else success in their exam. They explain that all the verses apply to everyone who believes in them.
For example, you can read Psalms 147:5 to remind them that God is all-powerful and His knowledge is limitless, so they should put their trust in Him during exams, and they will succeed.
What is a good Psalms to read after you have passed your exams?
Psalms 69:30 is a good verse to read after you have passed your exams because it has a Thanksgiving theme. In this verse, David says that he will praise God’s name with a song and thank him as he magnifies him.
According to many believers, this verse will remind you that all your success comes from God and, so you should sing a song of praise and pray, giving thanks.
As a theologian, I have always been curious to learn more about the Christian Faith. That is why I pursued a Certificate in Christian Studies, Certificate in Christian Foundations and a Masters in Theology. I also have an immersive experience in editing for numerous websites. I have worked as an editor for over a decade and am currently the editor-in-chief at Christian Faith Guide. I enjoy working as an editor and feel privileged to share my expertise and help spread God’s word. You can read more about me on the about us page.